Physician Liaison Salary

The average Physician Liaison in the United States earns approximately $58K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Physician Liaisons report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Physician Liaisons who took the survey are female. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,141 - $80,676

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$14.79 - $31.26

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,141 - $80,676  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,548  
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,801 - $84,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $31.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,548  
   
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,801 - $84,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Physician Liaison

The position of a physician liaison is relatively new in the medical field, but very important in the changing landscape of medicine. These liaisons are primarily responsible for developing relationships with physicians in order to facilitate beneficial referring practices for both health care companies and patients. They may work with primary care doctors and instruct them regarding cardiologists in their network to whom patients should be referred. They also develop ways to consolidate and increase referrals, implement strategies to reduce red tape in receiving referrals, and create reports based on their work.

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Physician Liaison Tasks

  • Develop new client accounts, maintain existing accounts and develop long term relationships with current and prospective clients/physicians.
  • Responsible for building relationships with physicians and other health care leaders within a defined territory to achieve sales growth.

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Physician Liaisons note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Strategic Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Marketing Communications is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Relationship Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician Liaison

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Physician Liaisons, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $55K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $59K. Physician Liaisons bring in $65K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $68K.

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Experience Affects Physician Liaison Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Physician Liaison Salaries

Sales
up arrow 20%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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